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12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join. Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list.

12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join

Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. Ever since becoming an official entreprenuer, I have been attending entrepreneurial events. I have attended and joined 1000's of different organizations. There are many out there that I personally haven't gotten anything out of. Whether you’re looking to network, meet mentors or gain insights on the latest industry trends, joining and participating in an organization has an abundance of benefits that can make you a stronger and more effective entrepreneur. 1. Founded in 1987, EO has become “the global thought leader on entrepreneurship.”

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them. DocSend, a startup that provides people with a secure and private way of sharing files like offer letters or legal agreements, studied more than 200 pitchdecks to figure out the right way to graduate from bootstrapped to seed-funded, or from angels to a Series A.

Lessons From A Study of Perfect Pitch Decks: VCs Spend An Average of 3 Minutes, 44 Seconds On Them

They partnered with Harvard Business School professor Tom Eisenmann to look at companies that had raised $360 million in total. What did they find? You can see the whole study here. Anyway, they discovered that companies needed an average of 40 investor meetings and took a little over 12 weeks to close a round. 12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing. 21 Short Videos Worth More Than an MBA. If you're determined to get a job that requires an MBA, by all means spend the time and money to get one.

21 Short Videos Worth More Than an MBA

However, if you want to know more about business than 99.9 percent of your colleagues, you can spend a day watching these TED Talks. Motivation 1. What other services, besides betali.st and startupli.st are there to promote startups? Idea Management Software. DreamFunded: Bringing Investors and Startups Together. Whether you are in the process of building a tech startup or are an experienced angel funder, it can be extremely beneficial to gain quick access to the right projects and people to help bring your dreams to fruition.

DreamFunded: Bringing Investors and Startups Together

After all, there are new startups being created every single day, and this creates stiff competition for the available investment dollars. Pay By Credit or Debit Card & Get Tax Benefits - Govt's New Plan To Curb Black Money. Indian Govt. is right now facing three severe financial problems which need immediate cure: Encouraging/enforcing more tax payers; Black money flow and circulation of fake/spoiled currencies all over the nation.

Pay By Credit or Debit Card & Get Tax Benefits - Govt's New Plan To Curb Black Money

In a proposal which can be termed as a masterstroke, Indian Govt. aims to rectify all of these three issues with a single plan: Tax rebates for electronic transactions. During the last budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said, “”One way to curb the flow of black money is to discourage transactions in cash. Now that a majority of Indians has or can have, a RUPAY debit card. I therefore, propose to introduce soon several measure that will incentivize credit or debit card transactions and disincentivize cash transaction”. It seems that the Finance Ministry has drafted a proposal based on this theory that black money and related issues can be best encountered using electronic transactions. Some of the plans which can be implemented include: National Epayment Gateway: PayGov India.

10 Reasons Singapore Is Far More Startup Friendly Than USA or Hong Kong. Still believe Silicon Valley is the best place for your internet startup?

10 Reasons Singapore Is Far More Startup Friendly Than USA or Hong Kong

Except your status, think about taxes, registration paperwork, dealing with authorities, visas for your staff, cost of living, infrastructure… And now imagine you get an opportunity to wring more out of your startup! We will show you why a tiny Singapore can thrash the U.S. and even high-tech Hong Kong on every step of running a business. 1.) Taxes This is probably the most important thing entrepreneurs want to know before launching a startup in any country. Corporate tax in Hong Kong would be 0.5% lower, but in Singapore you still win because its government introduces tax exemptions which lower the corporate tax significantly. The Mind of Marc Andreessen. On a bright October morning, Suhail Doshi drove to Silicon Valley in his parents’ Honda Civic, carrying a laptop with a twelve-slide presentation that was surely worth at least fifty million dollars.

The Mind of Marc Andreessen

Doshi, the twenty-six-year-old C.E.O. of a data-analytics startup called Mixpanel, had come from San Francisco to Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, where many of the world’s most prestigious venture-capital firms cluster, to pitch Andreessen Horowitz, the road’s newest and most unusual firm. Inside the offices, he stood at the head of a massive beechwood conference table to address the firm’s deal team and its seven general partners—the men who venture the money, take a seat on the board, and fire the entrepreneur if things go wrong. Marc Andreessen, the firm’s co-founder, fixed his gaze on Doshi as he disinfected his germless hands with a sanitizing wipe. Doshi had run the gantlet before. Dollar Photo Club - Photo - den Weg entlang by astonmartin5 - Dollar Photo Club. The 18 best blogging platforms on the internet in 2015.